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Redding Library Screens Documentary On Invention Of Plastics

The Mark Twain Library in Redding presents a documentary on "All Things Bakelite: The Invention of Plastics" on Saturday at 3 p.m.
The Mark Twain Library in Redding presents a documentary on "All Things Bakelite: The Invention of Plastics" on Saturday at 3 p.m. Photo Credit: Two of Redding's Facebook page

REDDING, Conn. -- The Mark Twain Library in Redding presents a documentary on "All Things Bakelite: The Invention of Plastics" on Saturday at 3 p.m.

In 1907, a chemist named Leo H. Baekeland created a new substance that couldn’t be easily classified. He called it Bakelite. The documentary will be presented by Baekeland's great-grandson, Redding’s Hugh Karraker, at the Mark Twain Library.

Refreshments will be served.

Register by clicking here or calling 203-938-2545.

The Mark Twain Library is at 439 Redding Road, Redding.

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